What’s new in bookstores this week

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Of note: Cary Elwes on ‘The Princess Bride,’ John Grisham’s new female hero and the anatomy of a superstorm.

It’s Texas Book Festival time

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

More than 280 authors converge on the State Capitol to talk about their craft.

Book review: ‘The Birth of the Pill’

| |Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Jonathan Eig’s curiosity and his wife’s urging led him to investigate the development of ‘one of the first blockbuster drugs.’

Social Eyes: ‘Great Food for a Great Cause’ at Taste of Arlington on Tuesday

Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

New this year are restaurant rewards for all ticket holders.

Places to go: Oct. 18-24

Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

Find local nature-friendly activities in DFW.

Cliburn competition documentary to premiere at Lone Star Film Festival

| |Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

The film, about the 2013 international piano competition, will screen Nov. 5 at Bass Hall.

Eyes on Arlington: Symphony Arlington celebrates 15th anniversary

| |Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

The milestone season opens Thursday.

‘As You Wish:’ A look at the legacy of ‘The Princess Bride’

| |Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

The fantasy-comedy first hit theaters 27 years ago.

Ask Mr. Modem: Capture that snipping tool in Windows 8 and hold onto it

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

And expand the scope of your Gmail or join the crowd in funding efforts.

Everyday Food: Sidekicks are heroes, too

| Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

From a mixed-bean salad to roasted acorn squash, these finishing touches make the meal super.